Valve Handbook, Third Edition

by: Philip L. Skousen


Abstract: Revised to include details on the latest technologies, Valve Handbook, Third Edition, discusses design, performance, selection, operation, and application. This updated resource features a new chapter on the green technology currently employed by the valve industry, as well as an overview of the major environmental global standards that process plants are expected to meet. The book also contains new information on: valves used in the wastewater industry, applying emergency shutdown (ESO) valves, recent changes to shutoff classifications, valves specified for the nuclear industry, the procurement process for the Nuclear Stamp (N-Stamp), the emergence of wireless technology and its application to current smart technology, and characteristics of high-performance hydraulic fluid.
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Title: Valve Handbook, Third Edition

Publisher: McGraw-Hill: New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Lisbon, London, Madrid, Mexico City, Milan, New Delhi, San Juan, Seoul, Singapore, Sydney, Toronto

Copyright / Pub. Date: 2011 The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

ISBN: 9780071743891

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Philip L. Skousen has been associated with the process equipment industry for more than 30 years, serving in a number of engineering, marketing, training, and communication management positions. He has written or contributed to dozens of technical articles about process valves for Chemical Engineering, Chemical Processing, The Valve Magazine, Control Engineering, and Control. Mr. Skousen has been an adjunct faculty member at Brigham Young University for more than 12 years.

Description: Revised to include details on the latest technologies, Valve Handbook, Third Edition, discusses design, performance, selection, operation, and application. This updated resource features a new chapter on the green technology currently employed by the valve industry, as well as an overview of the major environmental global standards that process plants are expected to meet. The book also contains new information on: valves used in the wastewater industry, applying emergency shutdown (ESO) valves, recent changes to shutoff classifications, valves specified for the nuclear industry, the procurement process for the Nuclear Stamp (N-Stamp), the emergence of wireless technology and its application to current smart technology, and characteristics of high-performance hydraulic fluid.